Christmas really has come early for the world’s gamers. Not only has Xbox confirmed the next level of console in the shape of Xbox One, but Halo is to get its own TV series. Yes, we did our victory dance, too.
Arriving at an airport and jumping into a taxi is the preferred option for most, and a necessary expense for time-pressed business travelers. But try passing off a $300 airport to city center fare and your accounts department may like to have a chat with you when you return to the office.
Making a strong first impression in the corporate world can take more than a power suit and a firm handshake. Nowadays, high-end status symbols like luxury cars are sought after by those seeking a profile boost.
Police have charged the bassist of the rock band 3 Doors Down with vehicular homicide after they said his speeding car clipped a pickup truck, sending it down an embankment and killing the driver.
Urla is a slow paced town a 45 minute bus ride away from Izmir, dominated by the blue waters of the Aegean and grayish-green olive trees. Moreover, Urla’s history dates back more than 5,000 years. It’s home to the oldest known olive oil press.
Chinese travelers are now the top source of tourism cash in the world, according to a new report by the United Nations World Tourism Organization. Boosted by a rising Chinese currency, Chinese travelers spent a record US$102 billion on international tourism in 2012, a 40 percent rise from US$73 billion in 2011.
Bruce Lee only once visited his ancestral home in Shunde, a two-hour boat ride from Hong Kong. Nonetheless, the district built an RMB 100 million amusement center to honor the legacy of the legendary butt-kicker. In 2008, the museum unveiled a giant statue and 1,000 items of memorabilia. The best is still to come: Bruce Lee robot-mannequins and a roller coaster that emits his signature squawks.
It’s no secret that Chinese would rather eat cartilage, bones, skin, bowels or any other inedible bit of an animal, rather than a fleshy piece of meat.
During the Good Friday in Philippines, Men there whipe their backs untill they are totally full of blood and allow themselves to be crucified. It's a decades old practice that takes place predominantly in Pampanga province by devout Catholics as a penance or to give thanks to God.
Les Puces (The Fleas) is what locals call Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, the largest antique market in the world at Porte de Clignancourt. Covering seven hectares it’s awash every Saturday, Sunday and part of Monday with a heaving mass of humanity. Go early to see it at its best, and to avoid too much of a struggle to see the rest.